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London Festival of Architecture: Preview of the ZHA Gallery

Showcasing the recently completed floating staircase along with renowned pieces from the ZHA archive: The Peak Site Plan (1983), Aqua Table (2005), Seamless Collection (2006), Belu Bench (2005), Lotus (2008), Cirrus (2008), Kloris (2008), and Seoul Desk & Table (2009).

The new floating staircase maintains the lightness of the gallery space. Each suspended step is articulated as a separate ribbon cast from Ductal®, an ultra-high performance concrete with exceptional structural as well as aesthetic qualities. The tensile strength of Ductal® allows the ribbons to remain relatively thin with each tread cast from a single adjustable mould that was engineered in Italy by Il Cantiere. The floating staircase has been designed to be demountable.

ZHA Gallery, 101 Goswell Road, London, EC1V

15.00 – 18.00, 3rd – 5th July 2012

Please register your attendance via the London Festival of Architecture website